Category:Ruth (ship, 1914)

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  • Built by: Rää Shipyard, Sweden, for Sven Petter Persson, home port Fortuna, Sweden.
  • 20th February 1922 First engine was fitted, a 20 h.k.r. Saffle.
  • 1941 Sold to a company in Hamburgsund
  • 1953 Lay idle
  • 1964 Rescued by the Bjork family and a restoration programme commenced in Fredriksunds shipyard in Denmark. She was re-registered as a private vessel and her new life as a sailing schooner began.
  • 1984 winter refit the interior. Burnt when an oil stove caught the wooden life raft alight. Following the fire the Bjork family set out the cabins as they are today
  • 1992 Sold to brothers Anders and Jan Hird. Restoration continued and the rig was restored to its original gaffe. Used for charter and educational trips around the Swedish coast

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